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Darra L. Rayndon

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Office

Phoenix

14850 N. Scottsdale Rd
Suite 500
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
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Fax: 480.684.1170
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Practice Areas
Estate Planning & Probate
Areas of Emphasis
Charitable PlanningGuardianship & Conservatorship AdministrationIRS Audits & Tax LitigationSuccession PlanningTaxTax PlanningTax Return PreparationTrust & Estate AdministrationTrusts & EstatesWills
Education
J.D., University of Wisconsin Law School, Madison, Wisconsin
LL.M., Georgetown University Law Center, Washington DC
State Bar Licenses
Arizona
Court Admissions
U.S. Supreme Court
Membership
State Bar of Arizona
Central Arizona Estate Planning Council
Current Tax Discussion Group
Women's Presidents' Organization

Darra L. Rayndon

Member

Darra L. Rayndon, a Member in Clark Hill’s Estate Planning & Probate Practice Group, has over thirty years of practice experience and is certified as a tax specialist by the Arizona Bar. Darra’s work includes tax planning, business entity formation and representation including corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, and other businesses, estate and wealth succession planning, asset protection, exempt private offerings, and real estate matters. She is also a Certified Fiduciary through the Arizona Supreme Court, and as such, serves as trustee and in other fiduciary capacities when called upon. 

Darra has served as pro bono legal counsel and board member for a variety of non-profit and charitable organizations. For her volunteer efforts with tax-exempt entities, she was the recipient of the Affordable Housing Program Pro Bono Award given in 1995 by the Arizona Bar Foundation. She is presently a member of the State Bar of Arizona Tax Section, the Central Arizona Estate Planning Council, the Current Tax Discussion Group, and the Women Presidents’ Organization.  Darra also serves on the Desert Botanical Garden Planned Giving Committee. She is admitted to practice before the U.S. Tax Court, the U.S. Supreme Court, and the Arizona Supreme Court.

A frequent lecturer, Darra is regularly invited to speak at seminars on estate planning and taxation, domestic and off-shore asset protection, and corporate issues. She has published articles in national tax journals and taught graduate level tax courses.

Articles
Darra Rayndon Quoted in "Americans Are Dying With an Average of $62K of Debt," credit.com, March 2017
Videos
Year End Estate Planning TipsEstate Planning in 2016 β€” What Is Trending?, with Darra Rayndon by the Legal Broadcast NetworkEstate Planning Tips Everyone Should Know, Darra Rayndon Explains By The Legal Broadcast Network Clark Hill Money & the Law: Tim McCarthy & Ely Sluder Speak on Intellectual Property Clark Hill Money & the Law: Charlie Berry Speaks on Arbitration Clark Hill Money & the Law: Darra Rayndon Speaks on LeadershipClark Hill Money & the Law: Charlie Berry discusses CrowdfundingClark Hill Money & the Law: Karen Karr Speaks on Wage & Hour RulesClark Hill Money & the Law: Darra Rayndon Speaks on Business Planning for Business OwnersClark Hill Money & the Law: Darra Rayndon Speaks on Filling Life Insurance Needs Clark Hill Money & the Law: Darra Rayndon Speaks on Real Estate InvestingClark Hill Money & the Law: Darra Rayndon Speaks on Law Copywriting Clark Hill Money & the Law: Darra Rayndon Speaks on the Law Tools for Planned Giving Clark Hill Money & the Law: Planned Giving Clark Hill Money & the Law: Darrell Davis Speaks on Litigation RisksDarra Speaks on High Stakes Communications Darra Speaks on the Importance of Having a BankerClark Hill Money & the Law: Ryan Lorenz Speaks on How to Avoid Probate LitigationClark Hill Money & the Law: Kristi Gauthier Speaks Employee Benefit ComplianceDarra Speaks Business Profits Made Simple Darra Speaks Sustainability and Green Living Magazine With Dori MoralesDarra Speaks Simon Consulting With Guest Peter DavisDarra Speaks Planning for the Stages of LifeDarra Speaks Real Estate TrendsDarra Speaks Guardianships and conservatorships